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Mad Hatter's Tea Party

sandwiches, cakes, hog roast, games and plenty of fun


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Sunday 15 June 2014, 11.00am – 4.00pm

Celebrate Father's Day at Wivenhoe House with a day of summer fun and games for all the family!

The aim of the day is buckets of fun in our luxury marquee! Entertainers will be on hand to ensure all the children have a fantastic time:

  • garden games
  • family races
  • wine tasting
  • bouncy castle
A full bar serving chilled beers, wine, tea and coffee will be available throughout the day. We will also have a hog roast and a selection of cakes and sandwiches available to purchase on the day.


No booking necessary we are more than happy to accept families on the day.

Free entry!

Contact the hotel reception team for more information:

01206 863666


find us, however you travel

By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

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By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.